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Special Edition Using Java 2 Standard Edition by Geoff Friesen, Chuck Cavaness, Brian Keeton

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What Makes HotSpot Better?

The HotSpot performance engine, which is encapsulated in both the Client- and Server VM, has dramatic improvements in just about all possible areas: from its fast thread synchronization techniques to its more reliable and faster performance garbage collection. Take a look at several new performance features of the HotSpot performance engine:

  • On-the-Fly Adaptive Compilation

  • Method Inlining

  • Improved and Redesigned Object Layout

  • Fast and Fully Accurate Garbage Collection

  • Fast Thread Synchronization

On-the-Fly Adaptive Compilation

HotSpot takes advantage of the 80/20 rule that exists for more real-world applications. That is that most real-world applications spend 80% of time in 20% of the code. This simple assumption allows ...

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